About

Nuclear 2019, the industry’s leading annual nuclear conference, will take place on Thursday, 5 December 2019 at the iconic etc.venues County Hall.

As a staple event in the industry calendar, it now moves into its 19th year, and promises to be bigger than ever.  The event brings together speakers from across all part of the sector to provide updates on the latest news and developments, and to discuss what 2020 will bring for the industry.

Attendees can expect to hear the latest in new build, decommissioning and waste management, supply chain development, government policy, cyber security and much, much more.

Find out more about the vast array of Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities which are available on a first-come first-served basis for Nuclear 2019.

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Agenda

  • Registration and Networking

  • Welcome, Introduction and Conference Overview

  • Chair's Welcome

  • Progress at Hinkley Point

    Three years into construction we take a look at how the biggest infrastructure project in Europe is advancing.

  • Opportunities at Sizewell: In conversation with....

    Chaired by Dr Tim Stone CBE, we explore the benefits for Suffolk, companies and industry, of what is aiming to be the UK's first replication of a nuclear project.

    • Julia Pyke, SZC Director of Financing and Economic Regulation, EDF Energy
    • Miles Vartan, Supply Chain Lead, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
    • Peter McIntosh, National Officer, Energy & Utilities, Unite the Union
  • Panel: Advanced technologies

    Ahead of the UK Government's announcement of the results of the AMR competition, we talk to some of the innovators in contention for funding.

    • Simon Newton, Business Development Director , Moltex
    • Chris White, Director, Government Affairs (Business Development) , Urenco Limited
    • David Cuming, Managing Director of Emerging Markets and Technologies, DBD
  • Coffee and networking

  • CGN UK: Helping achieve net zero

    Beyond Bradwell B, we will hear about CGN UK's plans to contribute to net zero by 2050.

  • The Nuclear Sector Deal: Milestones achieved

    Eighteen-months after its publication, we will look at how each stream of the Nuclear Sector Deal is progressing.

  • Bradwell Closure: Delivering the first UK nuclear site closure and what it means for the future

    Now Bradwell A has been successfully delivered into care ad maintenance, we will hear about the significant learning identified through delivering the UK-first.

  • The MEH Joint Venture

    With over 30-years' experience in the development of major international projects, Graham will talk us through the delivery of the Mechanical, Electrical and HVAC work at Hinkley Point C.

  • Report launch: The Road Map to diversity

    Following the Nuclear Sector Deal's ambitious diversity targets, this publication will outline the steps required on the path to a balanced workforce.

  • Lunch and networking

  • What next for Wylfa Newydd?

    After suspension of activity at Wylfa and Oldbury earlier this year, we will learn about what to expect from Horizon in the coming year.

  • Making UK SMRs a reality

    With further funding confirmed just before the General Election for the development of a UK SMR programme, we hear about the next stages for the Rolls Royce consortium.

    • Alan Woods, Strategy & Business Development Manager, Rolls-Royce
  • NIA 2019 Public Polling

    We look at how the collapse of NuGen, suspension of two major nuclear projects and the HBO Chernobyl series have affected the public perception of nuclear.

    • Leon Flexman, Corporate Affairs Director, Horizon Nuclear Power
  • Panel: Why Nuclear?

    Our energy system needs to change if the UK is to reach net zero by 2050. We will explore why the nuclear debate is far from over.

  • Developing small reactors in Europe

    With a number of significant agreements to establish domestic nuclear programmes in countries for the first time, we will be updated on the development of small reactors across Europe/

    • David Sledzik, Senior Vice President, Sales & Commercial Operations, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
  • Panel: An international perspective

    While the UK remains a world leader in nuclear technology, we hear about what is ahead for other nuclear powerhouses and their potential interests in the UK market.

  • CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

Speakers

Speakers will be added in due course.

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Priya Lakhani OBE

Conference Host

Priya Lakhani is an entrepreneur who has founded a food busi...
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Dr Tim Stone CBE

Chairman, Nuclear Industry Association

Tim Stone was appointed Chairman of the NIA on 5 December 20...
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Stuart Crooks CBE

Hinkley Point C Managing Director, EDF Energy

Stuart began his career as a 16 year-old electrical apprenti...
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Zheng Dongshan

Chief Executive, CGN UK

Zheng Dongshan is the Chief Executive Officer of CGN UK (als...
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Julia Pyke

SZC Director of Financing and Economic Regulation, EDF Energy

Julia is the Nuclear Development Director for EDF Energy, an...
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Miles Vartan

Supply Chain Lead, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Miles Vartan is the Supply Chain Manager for the Suffolk Cha...
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Peter McIntosh

National Officer, Energy & Utilities, Unite the Union

History:Peter initially served a recognised apprenticeship w...
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Simon Newton

Business Development Director , Moltex

Simon Newton has worked for Moltex Energy as Business Develo...
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Chris White

Director, Government Affairs (Business Development) , Urenco Limited

Mr Chris White is Director, Government Affairs (Business Dev...
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David Cuming

Managing Director of Emerging Markets and Technologies, DBD

David Cuming is the MD for Emerging Markets & Technologi...
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Jatinder Bhart

Director, Nuclear Sector Deal PMO

Jay Bhart joined Cavendish Nuclear in 2015 in a strategic re...
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Valerie Drake

Waste Strategy Director, Cavendish Nuclear

Valerie Drake has over 30 years’ experience in the nuclear s...
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Graham Donaldson

Project Managing Director, MEH JV

Graham has acted as Managing Director of MEH Joint Venture s...
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Beccy Pleasant

Nuclear Skills Lead, NSSG

Beccy has worked in the nuclear sector in strategic skills a...
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Jack Gritt

President, WiN

Jack Gritt is a Chartered Mathematician and a Member of the...
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Duncan Hawthorne

Chief Executive Officer, Horizon

Duncan Hawthorne was appointed Horizon CEO in May 2016 havin...
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Alan Woods

Strategy & Business Development Manager, Rolls-Royce

Alan is Director Strategy and Business Development for Rolls...
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Leon Flexman

Corporate Affairs Director, Horizon Nuclear Power

Leon Flexman is responsible for Corporate Sustainability and...
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Councillor Lindsay Broadwell

Western Ward, Leicester City Council

Lindsay is a sitting councillor for Leicester City Council,...
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Jonathan Ford

City Editor, Financial Times

Jonathan Ford is City editor of the Financial Times. He was...
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Albert Owen

Former MP, for Ynys Môn

Albert Owen is a Welsh Labour Party politician and until rec...
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James Diggle

Head of Energy, CBI

James leads the CBI’s Energy & Climate Change team, supp...
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David Sledzik

Senior Vice President, Sales & Commercial Operations, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

As the Senior Vice President of Sales & Commercial Opera...
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Pierre-Yves Cordier

Nuclear Attaché, French Embassy in the UK

Pierre-Yves Cordier graduated as a chemical engineer in 1991...
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David Hess

Policy Analyst, World Nuclear Association

David Hess is a Policy Analyst at the World Nuclear Associat...
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Sponsorship and Exhibition

There are a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at Nuclear 2019. You can take a look at our sponsorship and exhibition brochure to see the variety of options. Packages will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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Venue

etc.venues, County Hall is situated in London's South Bank. The venue is located minutes away from Westminster and Waterloo London Underground stations and London Waterloo National Railway station.

To help you plan your journey whether travelling by car/tube/rail please visit the Transport for London website, http://www.tfl.gov.uk/.

Accommodation

We have arranged some specially discounted rates at a few neighbouring hotels, which can be booked directly via email, phone or code, using a unique reference number listed at the bottom of each option.

There are some options close to Marriott Grosvenor House and some close to Etc Venues County Hall.

The rates are only available to be booked for a limited time – each hotel details this specific date in its description. Any booked after this cut-off date cannot be guaranteed at the negotiated rates below. Rooms are limited in each venue, so early booking is recommended.

Extra nights may be available at the agreed rates also (subject to availability), please ask for information at the time of bookingi.

We also ask that you pay special attention to the cancellation policy as this is different at each hotel and they will charge 100% cancellation if you cancel after these dates.

If you have any difficulty booking the rooms, then please contact: reservations@intelligent-venues.com.

Hampton by Hilton Waterloo 3*

157 Waterloo Rd Lambeth, London, SE1 8XA
Tel: 020 7401 8080
Email: reservations@hbhlondonwaterloo.com
Web: https://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/hampton-by-hilton-london-waterloo-LONWLHX/index.html

Price: £169 per night including breakfast and vat - double room/bed for single occupancy

Cancellation – free cancellation 30 days prior to arrival or full price will be charged

Rates only available until Monday 4th November 2019

  • 13 minute walk to Etc Venues County Hall
  • 5 minute walk from Waterloo train station
  • Hot buffet breakfast, walk-in shower and flat screen TV’s
  • 21 days cancellation free of charge  - full payment will be taken if cancelled later than this

TO BOOK:  02074018080 or email reservations@hbhlondonwaterloo.com quoting the unique reference NIA Dinner


Park Plaza County Hall 4*

1 Addington St, London, SE1 7RY
Tel: +44 84 4415 6762
Email: ppchgroups@pphe.com
Web: http://www.parkplazacountyhall.com/

Price: £250 per night including breakfast and vat - double room/bed for single occupancy

Cancellation – 7 day cancellation free of charge - full payment will be taken if cancelled later than this 7 day period

Rates only available until 6th October 2019

  • 4 minute walk to Etc Venues County Hall
  • 8 minute walk from Waterloo train station
  • Hot buffet breakfast, complimentary wifi, work desk and plasma tv

TO BOOK:  +44 84 4415 6762 or email  ppchgroups@pphe.com  quoting the unique reference NIA Dinner


Holiday Inn Regent's Park 4*

Carburton Street, London, W1W 5EE
Tel: 0871 942 9111
Email: reservations@hiregentspark.co.uk
Web: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/london/lonrp/hoteldetail

Price: £199 per night including breakfast and vat - double room/bed for single occupancy

Cancellation – 7 days prior to arrival or full price will be charged

Rates only available until Monday 4th November 2019

  • 4*  modern and contemporary hotel belonging to the IHG chain
  • The hotel is located close to Euston Station, just a 13 minute walk approx.
  • 3 minute walk to Great Portland Street Tube Station
  • 10 minute by taxi to Marriott Grosvenor House and approximately 25 mins by tube
  • Rooms include pillow menu, ironing board and iron, safe, hair dryer, mini bar and refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary WIFI

TO BOOK: (0) 871 942 9111 or email reservations@hiregentspark.co.uk  quoting the unique reference XRN


Amba Hotel Marble Arch 4*

Bryanston Street, Marble Arch, London, W1H 7EH
Tel: 0207 629 8040
Email: groupsma@amba-hotel.com
Web: http://www.amba-hotel.com/

Price: £229 per night including breakfast and vat - double room/bed for single occupancy

Cancellation – free cancellation up to 7 days prior to arrival or full price will be charged

Rates only available until Monday 4th November 2019

  • Large 4*  hotel, recently refurbished
  • The hotel is located approx. 10 minutes from Euston Station by car
  • 3 minute walk to Marble Arch Tube Station
  • 8 minute walk or 3 minute by taxi to Marriott Grosvenor House
  • Rooms include ironing board and iron, safe, hair dryer, mini bar and refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary WIFI

TO BOOK:  0207 629 8040  or email groupsma@amba-hotel.com quoting the unique reference INTE051219DA

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